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Rutgers Police Department
Thursday September 7th, 2017 :: 04:39 p.m. EDT


Crime Alert

Attention Rutgers Community:

The Rutgers University Police Department is investigating a burglary which occurred at Liberty Plaza, located at 335 George Street in New Brunswick, between the hours of 4:00 PM on September 6, 2017 and 7:00 AM on September 7, 2017.

In this incident, the perpetrator(s) gained entry into a locked office suite by way of force and removed several items of value. The area was unoccupied at the time of this incident.

The Rutgers University Police Department is actively investigating this incident and asks that anyone with information, or who may have been in the area at the time, contact the Rutgers Police Department Detective Bureau at 848-932-8025.

The Rutgers University Police Department reminds you that you can reduce your chances of being a crime victim by taking reasonable precautions, including:

- Secure points of entry to buildings and all work spaces when not in use;
- Remain alert and aware of people and circumstances around you;
- Do not prop open exterior doors;
- Immediately report suspicious activity to local law enforcement.

The Rutgers University Police Department provides escorts to students, faculty, and staff upon request. The escorts provide our community with personalized service to their vehicles, campus residence, or the University's mass transit system. In order to request a security escort we ask that an individual contact the police communications center at 732-932-7211.

For more crime prevention information please visit the Rutgers Public Safety website at
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Chief Kenneth Cop
September 7, 2017

Rutgers Police Department
55 Commercial Ave
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 732-932-7211

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